Common Defends Snoop's Trump Vid ... That's Hip-Hop!!

3/16/2017 12:50 AM PDT

Common Defends Snoop's Music Video as Freedom of Expression


Common insists Snoop Dogg pulling a fake gun on a clown Trump is the kind of thing hip-hop artists have done for years, and rightfully so ... he says.  

The politically active rapper was leaving his gym in L.A. when he came out strong in support of Snoop's freedom of expression ... saying the "Lavender" music video merely follows in some very famous footsteps. He's got examples too.

Ted Cruz likely won't agree with Common's assessment, but we're guessing T.I. totally will.

As for Snoop's take on all the controversy ... 

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